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LATEST FILM NEWS HEADLINES

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Venice to revamp market and add outdoor screening venue

29-Apr-2016 | By Gabriele Niola

Venice is to bolster its market offering with new VR and TV series elements.

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IFB appoints inward production manager

29-Apr-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Steven Davenport will be the primary IFB contact for all international productions shooting in Ireland.

Anthony Buckner

Kaleidoscope appoints Buckner director of international sales

29-Apr-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Former Icon executive appointed on permanent basis; Caroline Stern assumes commercial affairs role.

Karoline Herfurth

Studiocanal to co-produce, sell German children's classic

29-Apr-2016 | By

The Little Witch (Die Kleine Hexe) will star German actress Karoline Herfurth and reunite the production team behind local box office hit Heidi.

MeetMarket

Sheffield Doc/Fest unveils MeetMarket 2016 projects

29-Apr-2016 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Titles include the next film from Orion: The Man Who Would Be King director Jeanie Finlay and a street dance documentary from 45 Years producer Tristan Goligher.

Zhang Wei

Chinese transgender film to shoot in 2017

29-Apr-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Factory Boss filmmaker Zhang Wei to direct feature loosely based on true events.

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‘Captain America’ wages war on UK buzz chart

29-Apr-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Marvel juggernaut lays waste to rivals ahead of UK release.

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander to star in 'Tomb Raider'

28-Apr-2016 | By

The Oscar effect kicked in on Thursday as the Swedish star landed the Lara Croft role in the upcoming action-adventure from MGM, Warner Bros and GK Films.

Volver

Penelope Cruz to star in Fortitude’s 'Layover'

28-Apr-2016 | By

Nadine de Barros and her team will kick off sales in Cannes on the idiosyncratic road movie.

Suntan

Visit Films notches up sales on quartet

28-Apr-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Kampe’s New York-based sales company has concluded North American and key international deals on Greek director Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ Rotterdam and SXSW selection Suntan, among others.

Below Her Mouth

Cannes: Elle Driver boards all-female feature 'Below Her Mouth'

28-Apr-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: All-female production stars Canadian actress Natalie Krill and Swedish model Erika Linder.

Ratchet & Clunk

'Ratchet & Clank' in maiden weekend launch

28-Apr-2016 | By

Details have emerged of the international roll-out of Rainmaker Entertainment’s animated feature that opens this weekend in North America and several key international markets.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston doc heads to Cannes Marché

28-Apr-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Kevin Macdonald to direct feature from Searching For Sugar Man producer Simon Chinn; Amy backers Altitude to handle sales and distribute in UK.

Reda Kateb

Cannes: Pathé to launch Django Reinhardt drama, Canet comedy, Dalida biopic

28-Apr-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Reda Kateb to star as legendary jazz guitarist while Pathé will also launch sales on Marion Cotillard-Guillaume Canet comedy Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Nate Parker

Bleiberg Cannes-bound with Nate Parker film

28-Apr-2016 | By

Ehud Bleiberg and Nick Donnermeyer will introduce worldwide buyers on the Croisette to BB Film Productions and Bleiberg Entertainment’s globetrotting heist project Predilection.

David Goyer

Lakeshore, Open Road partner on 'Miles'

28-Apr-2016 | By

Oliver Daly will direct the project based on his short film about a teenager’s life-changing encounter with a military robot prototype.

Watership Down

Netflix, Boyega, Hoult, McAvoy join 'Watership Down'

28-Apr-2016 | By Tom Grater, Peter White, Broadcast

BBC1’s four-part animated series for producers 42 will also feature Olivia Colman and Ben Kingsley.

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AMBI boards 'Basmati Blues'

28-Apr-2016 | By

AMBI Distribution has come on to represent international rights in Cannes to the musical starring Oscar-winner Brie Larson.

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Flix Premiere soft-launches in UK

28-Apr-2016 | By

A new VOD service has arrived in the UK with the goal of bringing little-seen gems to home audiences.

The White King

Fortissimo picks up 'The White King'

28-Apr-2016 | By

Fortissimo Films has acquired international rights to dystopian drama The White King, starring Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi and Agyness Deyn.

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US Briefs: Wong Kar Wai to talk at Academy event

Plus: Lionsgate dates American Pastoral; Cohen Media Group to release restored version of Daughters Of The Dust; and more…

DIGITAL EDITIONS

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UKTI’s presence at Hong Kong’s Filmart 2016 is helping the UK film industry make the most of the opportunities emerging from Asia.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

Bono

Bono hails 'Street' that has a name

27-Apr-2016 | By

Talk about praise from above. In a memorably generous appraisal, none other than U2 frontman Bono himself said on Wednesday that the cast of Sing Street are even better than the real thing.

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Gary Michael Schultz, 'Vincent N Roxxy'

Zoë Kravitz and Emile Hirsch star in Unified Pictures’ tough, romantic revenge thriller that premiered at Tribeca on Monday.

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, Reset

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, 'RESET'

The directors talk to Laura Henderson about their documentary and imminent Tribeca world premiere starring choreographer and ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied.

John Hegeman

John Hegeman, producer, 'Holidays'

The producer and studio marketing whizz at Blumhouse Productions’ BH Tilt talks about his battle to bring the chilling anthology to the screen as the film premieres at Tribeca.

The Fixer

Ian Olds, 'The Fixer'

Ahead of the April 17 world premiere in Tribeca, Ian Olds discusses his drama about an Afghan ‘fixer’ for Western war reporters who discovers new intrigue when he leaves his life behind and settles in northern California.

Bill Purple

Bill Purple, 'The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea'

The TV director who has worked in the camera department on some of Hollywood’s biggest tentpoles makes his feature directorial debut in the Tribeca premiere about a grieving architect who forms a bond with a runaway.

Vanessa Gould

Vanessa Gould, 'Obit'

Gould sat down to discuss her new documentary ahead of the world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 17.

SCREEN AWARDS

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VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.

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